Jamaican Jerk NC: no frills necessary for this taste of the islands

Are you a local chef? Restaurateur? Mixologist? Food aficionado?  Qcitymetro is highlighting those who bring color to Charlotte’s food scene. […]
By Qcitymetro Staff | October 4, 2018

Get to know the Lockwood Legends house and its fight against gentrification

By Katrina Louis | September 27, 2018

The House of Lemond keeps it dapper for pop-up collaboration

No Grease! barbershop will feature The House of Lemond at its couture fashion event on Sept. 28.
By Keith Cradle | September 25, 2018

Cuzzo’s Cuisine: the lobster mac & cheese everyone’s talking about

Are you a local chef? Restaurateur? Mixologist? Food aficionado?  Qcitymetro is highlighting those who bring color to Charlotte’s food scene. […]
By Qcitymetro Staff | September 20, 2018

How a broken washing machine led to a family business

For Domonique and Les Boone, the road to entrepreneurship began a year ago when her mother's washing machine gave out.
By Kayanah Alexander | June 11, 2018

In Charlotte, 2 new programs to assist minority-owned businesses

One program will focus on providing business loans to entrepreneurs of color; the other will assist minority business owners looking to contract with the NBA during next year's All-Star game.
By Qcitymetro Staff | May 29, 2018

Marvin R. Ellison, a retail veteran, named president, CEO at Lowe’s

Ellison currently serves as chairman and CEO of J.C. Penney Company, Inc., where he has led an effort to revive the former retail giant.
By Kayanah Alexander | May 22, 2018

Local black-owned business shines on ‘Good Morning America’

Along with national exposure, Qcity entrepreneur Kevin Gatlin got a $10,000 check to help fulfill one of his corporate missions.
By Katrina Louis | May 16, 2018

Clarence Boston recognized for his work as local entrepreneur

The Reidsville native received the One Meck Community Recognition Award from U.S. Rep. Alma Adams at the start of National Small Business Week.
By Qcitymetro Staff | May 1, 2018

Day Runner teams with BLKTECHCLT to offer small-business training

The effort will begin with 100 of Day Runner's local drivers but may expand to include others in the Charlotte area.
By Glenn Burkins | April 25, 2018